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Fundraising Ideas

Why not put the fun into fundraising? Supporting a local charity and feeling good about it is a great way to be creative, innovative and involved; knowing that every penny you raise makes a real difference to people’s lives. We’re on hand to help you with ideas and planning. You’ve nothing to lose and every patient gains.

Hold your own event or activity

You could try holding: a cake sale, raffle, auction, quiz night, dress down day, coffee morning, garden party, curry night, craft fair, or ask colleagues or school friends to bring a sandwich to work and donate their lunch money to Charity instead.

> Take a look at our current events for some inspiration!

Take part in a challenge!

You could sign up for: a sponsored swim, sponsored slim, sponsored run or walk, sponsored bike ride or sponsored silence. If you’re feeling brave, you could take on: a skydive or a parachute jump, bungee jump, abseil, a marathon, triathlon or an overseas challenge event.

> Download our fundraising ideas pack!

Set up an online fundraiser

Whatever you decide to do, setting up an online fundraising page is a great way to get your fundraising started.

> Find out how to set up your fundraising page

Fundraise in memory

We know that deciding to raise money in memory of a loved one who is no longer with us is a brave decision to make. If you would like to find out more about how you can raise money in memory of that special person, please head over to our Give a Gift In Memory page.

A-Z of Fundraising Ideas

A
  • art show
  • auction
  • abseiling

B
  • book sale
  • BBQ
  • bungee jump

C
  • cake sale
  • car boot sale
  • coffee morning

D
  • dress down day
  • dinner party
  • disco

E
  • eighties night
  • easter egg hunt
  • easter fair

F
  • fashion show
  • fete
  • football tournament

G
  • gig
  • garden party
  • golf tournament

H
  • head shave
  • halloween party
  • how many sweets in the jar

I
  • indulgence evening
  • international night

J
  • jumble sale
  • jewellery sale
  • jazz night

K
  • karaoke
  • knitting party
  • knockout darts tournament

L
  • ladies' lunch
  • loud tie day
  • look-a-like contest

M
  • masked ball
  • mountain trek
  • marathon

N
  • netball tournament
  • new year party
  • no smoking week

O
  • office party
  • obstacle course
  • open gardens

P
  • party
  • pamper day
  • plant sale

Q
  • quiz night
  • quick cash - do a collection

R
  • raffle
  • run
  • race night

S
  • swim
  • skydive
  • scrabble tournament

T
  • tea party
  • toy sale
  • triathlon

U
  • unwanted gift sale
  • USA Day - celebrate all things American

V
  • variety show
  • volleyball
  • valentines day card sale

W
  • walk
  • wine tasting

X
  • xmas fair
  • x factor competition

Y
  • yoga
  • yo-yo competition

Z
  • zumba-thon
  • zany clothes day

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A-Z of Fundraising Ideas
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Fundraising Guide
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Event Poster
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Sponsorship Form
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